Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows

Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows


  • 2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup water
  • 24 grams (3 packetunflavored gelatin powder
  • ½ cup cold water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Vanilla extract
  • ½ cup each MAYA Cornstarch and powdered sugar mixed together for dusting.


  • Grease and 9-inch square pan, then line with non-stick baking paper, make sure to cut excess so that it has flaps on the side. Spray again with cooking spray.
  • In a mixer bowl, bloom gelatin powder in ½ cup cold water. Set aside.
  • In a saucepan, pour in granulated sugar, light corn syrup and ¼ cup water. Place over medium low heat.
  • Heat the sugar until it reaches 240F/115Once the sugar syrup almost reaches the correct temperature, start to whip the bloomed gelatin, on high speed, slowly and gradually pour the sugar syrup.
  • Continue whipping on high speed until the mixture fluffs. About 10-12 minutes.
  • Add in the salt and vanilla extract. Continue whipping until salt and vanilla is mixed in.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan. Flatten with a greased offset spatula. Dust the top with the powder mixture. Place in the fridge to set.
  • Dust a chopping board with more cornstarch-powdered sugar, tip the set marshmallow into the board, cut using a greased sharp edge knife or greased cookie cutters, as desired. Dust with more powder then sift to remove excess.

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